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School Development Plan


Key Strategic Priorities 2017-2018


1. Leadership and Management

1.1 To further enhance leadership and management to consistently outstanding at all levels.


1.2 To ensure that the curriculum is impacting on learning and progress through strong cross-curricular links, PSHE and British values.


1.3 To continue to develop the school environment to provide an outstanding learning environment for all learners.

2. Teaching, Learning and Assessment

2.1 To improve teaching and learning across both schools with a particular focus on writing, disadvantaged and SEND pupils.


2.2 To enhance consistency in the quality of teaching across the Federation through a focus on high quality planning.


2.3 To maximise progress through effective assessment for learning, marking and feedback.

3. Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

3.1 To continue to revise systems and strategies to further enhance pupil behaviour.


3.2 To continue to improve punctuality, sustain attendance above national average and reduce persistent absence.


3.3 To build on good parental links in order to engage the community and raise aspirations, particularly with disadvantaged families (pupil premium).

4. Outcomes

4.1 To raise achievement by increasing the proportion of pupils reaching age-related expectations and greater depth as measured by key targets across the Federation.


4.2 To improve outcomes for disadvantaged pupils through quality first teaching and targeted intervention and support (pupil premium).


4.3 To ensure all children make at least good progress and increase the number of children making outstanding progress.

5. Early Years

5.1 To increase the number of pupils achieving a GLD.


5.2 To further develop the teaching of literacy so that all children make great progress with an increased number of children achieving the ELGs for reading and writing.


5.3 To investigate the 30 hours entitlement for Nursery children.



CEOP Children's Centre
The Federation of Earlswood Schools recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. Child protection forms part of the school’s safeguarding responsibilities.